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Technology & Regulation Newsletter | March 2017
Dear Clients and Friends,
We are pleased to introduce you to our March edition of the Technology & Regulation Client Update. The past month has been marked by a variety of regulatory and compliance developments in technology compliance, digital advertising, big data, content, privacy and information security regulations. In this edition of our Client Update, we have concentrated on updating you regarding some of the key developments in these areas, which apply to a number of important regulatory and technological issues. Among these, you can read about the following updates:
  • Google's extended enforcement measures against unwanted software and malware targeting macOS devices, as well as its new safeguards for advertisers;
  • The measures Google and Facebook have taken to ease advertisers’ concerns, including MRC audit;
  • The update to Facebook's and Instagram's policies which now prohibits developers from using platform data for surveillance tools;
  • FTC's enforcement actions regarding inadequate disclosures regarding data collection and use, and online marketing schemes;
  • The New York Attorney General's settlements with three mHealth app developers for misleading marketing and irresponsible privacy practices;
  • A new CJEU ruling regarding the "right to be forgotten" in company registers;
  • The UK ICO's enforcement action concerning sufficient due diligence when buying and using marketing databases;
  • The UK ICO's new guidance on consent under the impending EU GDPR regime;
  • The final cybersecurity regulations for institutions providing financial services in New York State;
  • The abolition of the FCC's privacy rules for broadband providers; and
  • The new Israeli data security regulations.
Kind regards, 
Ariel Yosefi, Partner
Co-Head - Technology & Regulation Department
Herzog Fox & Neeman
If you have an important regulatory or industry compliance update you would like to share with the industry, let us know


Nimrod Kozlovzski | Partner
Technology & Regulation
Tel: +972-3-692-2884   

Ariel Yosefi | Partner
Technology & Regulation
Tel: +972 3 692 2825

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